Things To Do: Camping in Maui

 Camping on the island of Maui, Hawaii

Camping on the island of Maui can range from desert-type settings such as at the Haleakala Volcano Crater, to the beach or tropical settings on the rest of the island. On this page you will find information about camping on Maui County Parks as well as at federal and state parks, permit requirements, etc.

Camping in Maui County Parks:

Things To Do: Camping in Maui

PERMITS for Maui County Parks:

Required. Permits obtained from the Dept. of Parks & Recreation, County of Maui, 1580 Kaahumanu Ave., Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793. (243-7389). Maximum stay 3 nights. Fee (per night) $3 per adult & 50 cents per child below age 18.

H.A. Baldwin Park:

Paia on the Hana Hwy. Grassy camping, restrooms, showers, picnicking, grills, water, swimming.

Rainbow Park:

Located in Paia. Restrooms.

Camping in Maui State Parks

PERMITS for camping at Maui State Parks:

Required. Camping permits obtained from the Division of State Parks at 54 S. High Street, Wailuku, HI 96793. (808) 984-8109. No charge. Camping permits issued from 8 am-4:15 pm on weekdays with maximum stay five consecutive days.

Polipoli Spring State Park:

Upcountry, at 6,200 foot elevation on Haleakala’s W. slope. 10 acres. Hiking trails. Restrooms, picnic tables, no showers.

Waianapanapa State Park:

Located near Hana. 122 acres. Restrooms, picnic tables, outdoor showers. fishing, hiking, marine study, forests, caves, blow holes, black sand beach, heiau.

Camping in Maui Federal Parks

Haleakala National Park:

Permit is not required to camp at either Hosmer’s Grove or O’heo. Maximum stay 3 nights. Camping within the Haleakala Crater, contact at PO Box 369, Makawao, HI 96768 or phone (808) 572-9306.

Hosmer Grove:

Tent camping. Located at 7,000 feet. Grill, pit toilets, water, picnic tables.

Ohe’o Gulch:

Near Hana. Chemical toilets, picnic tables, grills, no water.

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